R1 January titles from Warner including Capturing the Friedmans

On 13th January 2004 Warner will debut three films directed by Sidney Poitier. Let's Do It Again, A Piece of the Action and Uptown Saturday Night will all feature 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen transfers, English Mono and the standard selection of subtitles (English, French and Spanish). Arriving alongside them and boasting the same tech specs is Superfly starring Ron O'Neal as a pusher who tries to make one last killer deal before kicking the business. Retail is $19.97 each.

Arriving on 20th January 2004 with a retail price of $19.98 each are the following barebones catalogue titles:

The Accidental Tourist - William Hurt and Kathleen Turner join Best Supporting Actress Geena Davis in the bittersweet comedy about a travel writer's unlikely new romance.

  • 2.40:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English and French DD2.0 Surround
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
Best Friends - After five successful years of living and working together, a couple decide to get married. But what they don't count on is how to survive the honeymoon -- especially one that involves meeting each other's family.
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English and French Mono
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
Everybody's All American - This film traces the life of a legendary football player, from his collegiate glory days and his brief pro career through his tumultuous retirement.
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD2.0 Stereo
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
Swing Shift - A 1940s-era romance about a young woman who takes a job on a factory assembly line when her husband goes off to fight in World War II.
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English and French Mono
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
And then on the 27th January 2004 we can expect to see a special edition release of Capturing the Friedmans, a documentary film that won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival and looks into the seemingly normal middle-class Jewish family whose lives were turned upside down by shocking criminal charges against the father and youngest son. For the retail price of $29.95 you can expect the following features on the disc:
  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Unseen home videos of the Friedmans
  • Short film about Jesse Friedman's life today
  • Short film by director Andrew Jarecki about children's birthday party clowns, which led to the discovery of David Friedman's story, and eventually became Capturing the Friedmans
  • Charlie Rose interview with the director
  • Questions, answers and heated debates captured by filmmakers and members of the Friedman family
  • On-the-scene footage of the altercation with law enforcement officials at the film's New York premiere
  • More on the case, including compelling new evidence, witnesses, and uncut footage of the prosecution's star witness
Also arriving on the 27th January 2004 is the movie debut for Charlotte Church with I'll Be There, a feel-good comedy about love and the power of music to bring people together. Presented in 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen with English DD5.1 Surround audio you will also find English and Spanish subtitles for the $24.98 retail price.

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